April 1st, 2013

Rich’s Monday Morning View


138 Comments

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  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    Looks a bit like Prescott

  3. 3

    Who’s the benefits junkie?

  4. 4
    Sensible Simon says:

    I’m eating Crow.

  5. 5
    Sensible Simon says:

    Crowzza

  6. 6
  7. 7
    Sensible Simon says:

    A Socialist Shirker.

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  9. 9
    Aaron D Highside says:

    Onslow?

  10. 10
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion says:

    It’s the RMT Crowman bedblocker on £145000 a year living in taxpayer subsidised housing.

  11. 11
    Gooner says:

    the funniest ‘april fool’ prank is the one undertaken by skynews – they’re spending the morning talking about all the welfare changes happeneing – AS IF THEY CARE

  12. 12
    Mrs Crewe says:

    Guido please stop calling it the bedroom tax. This Labour spin is taking over the airwaves I saw BBC and Sky News do a report on this and all the way through they called it the bedroom tax. If it was a tax it would be universally applied to all, it doesn’t effect me or anyone else not living in public housing or claiming housing benefit. I pay for my own house without any help from the public purse, naturally I can’t afford a spare room and have one room for me and Mr Crewe and another for Crewe Jr. The only I way this is a tax is on my pocket paying for those in social housing to have a better life style than I do.

  13. 13
    Owen Jones says:

    I shall not hesitate to issue a writ.

    Bob Crow looks nothing like me.

  14. 14
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion says:

    It’s also a skit on the John Lenon & Yoko Ono lie in.

  15. 15

    Have you ever considered getting a life?

  16. 16
    Where are Tony Blair's expenses says:

    Sky news this morning – Guy on benefits complaining he wouldn’t be able to have his children to stay if he had to move out of his 3 bedroomed council house, his wife lives elsewhere also on benefits.

    So a tale of Tony Blair’s Britain , a couple have children get divorced and the taxpayer picks up the bill.

    FFS when is this lunacy going to stop.

    Liam Byrne given an easy ride by Sky, refused to answer when questioned on the 878,000 disability claimants who refused to be interviewed, kept wittering on about millionaires tax breaks whilst forgetting to mention that income tax rates for high earners are higher than at any time other than the last 6 months of the Blair/ Brown government

    If you have savings, own a car, own a house, have a job in the private sector be afraid – Ed Balls is coming to get you after 2015.

    Mid way through the next parliament public spending cuts on the scale of Ireland, Spain and Greece will need to be brought in

  17. 17
    Where are Tony Blair's expenses says:

    His wife also works for the RMT on £65k, apparently she was the only applicant for the job

    Frank Dobson is another ncut living in a council flate with a combined income of £150k

  18. 18
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    I aim to please.

  19. 19
    Socialism is a severe mental illness says:

    Bob Crow’s girlfriend was not only the only applicant for the job, but she was interviewed by only one interviewer.

    Can you guess his name?

  20. 20
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

    If only the climate change scam was an April fools, we could all have a laugh about it.

    But i’m afraid the ecoloons are deadly serious about sending us back to the dark ages.

  21. 21
    SamCam says:

    My Dave really lost it over the weekend, he read and heard what Lord Carey was saying, well he started shouting and stomped out of the flat in No.10 saying that he was going to “Bash the Bishop”. Hope he doesn’t get into trouble.

  22. 22
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    I thought Les Dawson was dead?

  23. 23
    Socialism is a severe mental illness says:

    “a couple have children get divorced and the taxpayer picks up the bill.”

    Meanwhile, a family that really need that 3-bedroom council house can’t have it because a selfish anti-social wanker who doesn’t need it is refusing to move out.

    Only the ‘socialist’ Labour Party would choose to side with antisocial scum.

  24. 24
    BOB coCROWch says:

    I am brain dead.

    P.S. With a surname like mine, perhaps I should be a LibDem.

  25. 25
    oh my, the footwork! says:

    Listening to R4 this morning, yeh I know but I didn’t have any cd’s in the car, IDS sounded like a used car salesman being asked by John whatever his name is about the “cuts” , IDS answers were just like the Liebour crowd used to be, shifty, no knowledege of what he was doing, if he spun any more he will end up in China, the guy requires a bit of schooling in PR before he’s let loose in tv land.

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    Bullers says:

    I guess your right there, the RMT cap gives it away

  27. 27
    Labourunionsbbc are one under the EU says:

    Can somebody tell me if dave does that presidential thing that the gorgon used to do every week: standing at a lectern lying and gurning to convince himself (and presumably his client state) that he was a big important world leader/statesman that had something to say that was worth hearing?

    I can’t say that Iv’e seen dave doing it on his own, yet the biased bbc used to show tin-pot gordon, the bogus PM, at it all the time.

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    In the interests of balance says:

    Mark Carney was not only the only applicant for the job, but he was interviewed by only one interviewer.

    Can you guess his name?

  29. 29
    Bullers says:

    650 jokers that occasionally sit in the HoC?

  30. 30
    Anonymous says:

    Apparently labour have brought this in for people getting housing benefit and in private rented accommodation already ! so why are they whingeing about it being applied to social housing tenents ? they are such hypocrites !

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    oh my, the footwork! says:

    Can the so called “comedian” on Sky news this morning have a read of this before spouting gobfulls of knowledge ,he had on the subject.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism

  32. 32
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    If they have been claiming benefits for years then simply opting out of a medical is not an option.

    If they refuse they should be made to repay all benefits.

  33. 33
    fook politicians says:

    LIE in so could be any of our political masters.

  34. 34
    Bullers says:

    Is he a zombie, telling him to get a life?

  35. 35
    They have omitted the word 'gullible' from the latest OED says:

    The one who looked as if he had not removed his red nose?

  36. 36
    D. Cameron and N. Clegg.joint statement says:

    There will be a general Election on the 6th May 2013.

  37. 37
    D. Cameron and N. Clegg.joint statement says:

    April Fool!

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    Why do the C/E always elect weirdos as Archbish of Canterbury ? in all honesty, the last 2 are odd and so is the new one.When i heard he had been in business i thought good move, but it was only until he was 33, and looking at him, he must have been like a fish out of water !

  39. 39

    Shame you couldn’t have got a Yoko figure in there as well!

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    An Englishman's home says:

    Want to make a start reducing taxpayer subsidised housing? Re-house the 650 currently in parliament, under westminster bridge .

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    Skirmish says:

    The ecoloons are in government and set to make themselves very, very rich indeed, from the proceeds of the great lie.

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    Tax ? What Tax ? The BBC ALMOST told the truth says:

    In fairness Simon McCoy on BBC News Channel this morning gave “Liam “Baldemort” Byrne who had been expecting the usual BBC syncophantic interview no doubt a surprise and corrected him several times over his, Byrnes’, over-use of the term “Bedroom Tax” at one point telling Byrne that it isn’t a tax though is it ! It’s just a reduction in a benefit which some people think is fair. Slightly “off message” which was rapidly corrected by the BBC upper echelons later

  43. 43
    Guy Martin to win TT2013 says:

    Is there really any point in having an official opposition if all they do is whinge and moan? Where’s the “do it this other way, it’ll work better”?

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    Farbott on Food says:

  45. 45
    Bedlam says:

    Herpes ?

  46. 46
    Bullers says:

    It’s like the occasional whine on here about tax on wine, spirit and beer, income tax, VAT on things (it is the favourite Tory tax it supposedly gets everyone), benefits to the low paid etc like Sky they could not give a monkeys about folks struggling to exist, still I do think that anyone who subscribes to Sky and is on benefits should have that deducted from benefits in or out of work.

  47. 47
    Bedlam says:

    No, go on!

  48. 48
    Labour's Welfare Dependency says:

    It’s NOT the fault of claimants…they were actively encouraged by Labour when they were in government to claim as many benefits as they could as the state would ALWAYS look after “their people”

  49. 49
    Lord and Lady Mandelsnake says:

    Reinaldo darling, I’m just nipping orf to Osbornes daddies shop. They’ve got some gorgeous Persian Garden cushions that will look lovely in the ‘bumming room’

  50. 50

    On the previous page, I posted Gordon was one of the best Chancellor’s this country has ever had. He was right on the economy and if he were still to be in power, we would now be living in a land of milk and honey.

    It had started off with a totally mischievous and speculative Google search: “Gordon Brown was right on the economy” (including inverted commas.)

    I was aghast to find there were actually 2 results which it took 0.35 seconds to locate. One of these was this, which I shamelessly ransacked for my piece:

    http://bit.ly/XlKlNe

    … replete with grocer’s apostrophe.

    So there are still people around who think Gordon was marvellous. In a world like that, who needs April Fools’?

  51. 51
    Bedlam says:

    I thought it meant, ‘Really Malevolent Tory’.

  52. 52
    Dietician says:

    Natural Sugar is not a problem for normal people who need the energy to go about their normal lives. But people who sit on the shitter Tweeting all day will find it makes their bums and thighs grow.

  53. 53
    oh my, the footwork! says:

    We had 13 years of do it this way, it’ll work better, we don’t need to guess if it worked.

  54. 54
    Bullers says:

    Who are you? Guido seems to have this thing about you, up to about a year ago I had never even heard of you, I don’t know why he keeps going about you.

  55. 55
    Ivor Ramsbottom says:

    Crisps and jaffa cakes??? If only. Our Bob has more refined tastes. Isnt he a champagne socialist.

  56. 56
    Michael Bentine says:

    Is this the end of the Big Fleeze ? : http://ind.pn/177kCKf

  57. 57
    John Wellington Wells says:

    Pope resigns!

  58. 58
    Mili Minor says:

    Cameron and Clegg

  59. 59
    Edith Milliband says:

    Owen Jones is the new Laurie Penny

  60. 60
    Django says:

    Invalidity benefit reforms have resulted in close to 900,000 claimants signing off WITHOUT having the new medical. Isn’t this a good thing?

  61. 61
    Edith Milliband says:

    That’s because the RMT fund Labour, where oh where is Bob going to live?

  62. 62
    "Flash" Gordon Brown says:

    I aim for peas

  63. 63
    Reality speaks says:

    Once these clerics ascend the hierarchy it goes straight to their head and they start pronouncing, on politics especially, if they want to be a politician get on with it instead of sitting in ivory towers otherwise STFU>

  64. 64
    Ted Heath (the original Incredible Sulk) says:

    Gordon Brown stole my apostrophe’s.

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    I want my taxes spent responsibly says:

    Actually I heard the same interview on R4 and it was mostly interviewer Humphries ranting in full Liebour paid up member mode and shouting down Ian Duncan Smith every time he tried to speak, particularly when an attempted answer wasn’t what he wanted the listeners to hear.

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    Bullers says:

    If someone is on incapacity benefits they should be seen regularly by their GP, consultant, and the their progress or decline should be sent to the benefits agency, that should give the benefits agency a better idea on the claimants ill health, the claimant would have to sign an acceptance form for doctors to give the information failure to provide the this acceptance of disclosure would automatically end the benefit.

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    nellnewman says:

    Ah bobcrow the bed blocker.

    They say they haven’t got enough social housing for those in need and yet this parasite and his ‘wife’ are earning in excess of £200k plus expenses a year and refuse to fund their own living arrangements , preferring to live in state funded housing.

  68. 68
    R Murdoch says:

    Payments for SKY will NOT bededuced from benefits. I have spoken to Osborne and that other one, er…

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    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    I would be happy to conduct a lie in, if someone could find a teenager to keep me company. Boaz.

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    fruitcake says:

    Careful Diane, once the Mail know you read their rag you’ll be on there everyday, like the Kardashians

  71. 71
    Multi Corps International says:

    What makes you think tax is ‘universally applied to all’.

  72. 72
    Bullers says:

    The ruling elite have always had a way of removing “troublesome priests” and others that do not do as their masters wish or say what their masters tell them what to say.

  73. 73
    Nelson Mandella Match? No wonder the Geordies are dumping him says:

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    ancient Shep says:

    ha.ha.ha, and they told us it was Polar bears that are endangered.

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    Fuck it says:

    Gordon Brown was the only applicant to be Prime Mentalist as well. He didn’t get interviewed by anyone.

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    steve smith says:

    Never mind Owen twatty Jones he used to be r5 Nolan show now they’ve got a hard lefty Bishop who gets 3 times the airtime the right winger gets. Balance?

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    Fuck it says:

    Will she be in the Daily Hitler with her bikini diet I wonder?

  78. 78
    Stephanie says:

    Rich without his Mark is like Flanders without his Swann.

  79. 79
    Fuck it says:

    Normally right wingers don’t get any airtime.

  80. 80
    adolf blakey says:

    disco just doesn’t sound the same if you don’t have a moustache

  81. 81
    Bullers says:

    The trouble with a lot of politicos when they go on these types of radio or TV programs, they just want promote their propaganda in other words giving a party political broadcast, if they deviate from their set line they tend to be lost and either start blustering or throwing a wobbly, the interviewers job is to expand on the subject, and draw further information out of the minister, captain of industry etc

  82. 82
    ancient Shep says:

    I think the tradition of April Fool is long gone, we have 52 weeks a year fools now, there is not a day that goes by when I don’t think are they pulling my F***ing Plonker!

  83. 83
    Will says:

    the tories have let labour have a free ride on this one. they should have stated that social housing is subsidised housing and pointed out what the equivalent would cost in the same road in the private sector and shown how much of a subsidy this is.

    Mind you I think the tories should have given people a year to move before bringing this tax in, so people could move and avoid the tax.

    The reason this is not a great vote winner for labour is because you have individuals who need a bigger house and due to people not moving cant have larger accommodation.

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    Bullers says:

    Go on Rupie you can manage his name D a v i d C a m e r o n

  85. 85
    flesh gordonzola says:

    i aim for cheese

  86. 86
    BOB coCROWch says:

    It’s my yooman rite to sponge off the rich peeple. Up the werkuz !

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    Bullers says:

    But is it really in the in the true sense a medical done by a doctor, or by some numpty who just ticks boxes does not look at doctors/consultants reports, even in the days of the early 00’s doctors who used to do the job used to tick boxes they did not physically examine the claimant (it was a nice little earner) with the automatic aim of throwing claimants off sickness benfits.

  88. 88
    Anonymous says:

    An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

    Means exactly that. “an Apple” not the equivalent of 20 apples.

    The body finds it impossible to regulate fructose absorption and does not really understand fructose arriving without glucose. This is quite unnatural.

    All the un-absorbed fructose leads to bloating with stomach gasses when it ferments lower down. Then there is the rise in Gout. We are dying from our over “healthy” diets.

  89. 89
    albacore fan club says:

    Free market housing solutions depend on a nation state (with borders, laws, a sovereign parliament, and that sort of stuff) existing in the first place. They’re hard to find in the UK plantation run for the benefit of the City of London that we have to live in.

  90. 90
    to raise the spirit...feed the soul, the sole of the feet. oil 'em. says:

    as the sun rises we feel golden.
    the errection is going dawnwards towards dark.

  91. 91
    day 1 livin. says:

    an apple a day.
    is as good as seeing the apple of one’s eye once a day.

  92. 92
    Col Nut says:

    A beard tax would encourage many of our recent immigrants and left wing wierdos to contribute more to the economy.

  93. 93
    Cicero says:

    Jon Snow’s looking rough these days.

    That baseball cap doesn’t suit him, either.

  94. 94
    Manky Mog says:

    I claim two fleas.

  95. 95
    all knowledge. says:

    father and son.
    phobe the vagina.
    love the an
    what matters is the stuff
    inbetween which in itself in only 3 stops away from what is true.

  96. 96
    Curly says:

    That was last month. Have you not seen the inflation figures? It is now Laurie Twopence.

  97. 97
    Anonymous says:

    Talking about lie-in(g), whatever happened to “Compassionate Conservatism”?

  98. 98
    Matilda says:

    I have that in the loo. The other line is “Your aim helps”.

    The other one says “Ladies, please remain seated until the train has come to a complete stop”.

  99. 99
    Matilda says:

    All the religious Lords should be removed from the building – to spend more time with their flock. They have no business being there – just ask Mohd and his mates down the mosque.

  100. 100
    Matilda says:

    All Tory MPs should tell the BBC to get stuffed and no longer appear on any of their channels.

  101. 101
    Anonymous says:

    After all the Con-Dem cuts – how many will be eating crow?

  102. 102
    Matilda says:

    Agree. Where do they find these egocentric morons. Do Sky also think that we are all effinijits?

  103. 103
    Computer geek with glasses says:

    Apples are ok, but lots of folk seem to prefer Macs (Whopper size)

  104. 104
    water says:

    the circle that is a mandala has knowledge.
    no life with the water breakin

  105. 105
    Anonymous says:

    Bad New: the cut backs are not some sick April Fool’s joke – but real Con-Dem policy.

  106. 106
    Same As It Ever Was says:

    Paul Morrison, of the Methodist Church, said the attack on the poor shows ignorant wealthy politicians feel those locked in poverty are somehow to blame for not getting themselves out of it.

  107. 107
    Anonymous says:

    Better still, what if they refuse to appear on ANY TV channels?

  108. 108
    Anonymous says:

    It’s only a cartoon – a nasty right-wing cartoon.

  109. 109
    Anonymous says:

    And for good reason – they cannot help talking BS.

  110. 110
    Anonymous says:

    “Our poorest households face a bleak April as they struggle with all these cuts. The result will be misery, cold rooms, longer queues at food banks, broken families, missed rent and more homelessness, devastating for those affected, but bad for us all.” Leslie Morphy, of the homeless charity Crisis

    On the other hand, the poor and disabled are doing their bit towards reducing the top rate of tax, helping the bankers, and giving Starbucks a tax-break.

  111. 111
    Anonymous says:

    A Buck, a Mark, a Yen or a Pound…

  112. 112
    Majorfrustration says:

    Typical Scottish idiot on the radio this morning claiming that he would no longer be able to put up his three grandchildren when they visited – how many times a year not mentioned. Whats wrong with Premeir Inns. Jes.s subsidising familiy hols thats Labour for you.

  113. 113
    Anonymous says:

    The Queen might Do Her Bit (to avoid the Bedroom Tax) by letting out spare rooms. Or she could down-size?

  114. 114
    Anonymous says:

    ‘Compassionate Conservatism’

  115. 115
    Zeitgeist in Strawberry Hill (and 1st class passenger!) says:

    Yes they pay so much. They receive nothing. Of course we are talking about net receipients are we not. I mean Labour voters.

  116. 116
    Anonymous says:

    Please Note: It’s only a cartoon!

  117. 117
    Anonymous says:

    P.S: Royal Homes Under The Hammer?

  118. 118
    Anonymous says:

    So the likes of Starbucks pay so much tax? (Fancy opening “Coffee” houses – and not making ANY money:( cannot be any good at Business?)

  119. 119
    Anonymous says:

    No, tax avoidance is big business.

  120. 120
    Anonymous says:

    “Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons”? Clearly One that did not fly Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.

  121. 121
    Anonymous says:

    Pope resigns – himself to the fact there is
    No Such Thing As ‘Compassionate Conservatism’.

  122. 122
    Anonymous says:

    And just were do the rich get their added value and profits?

  123. 123
    Anonymous says:

    Since this site understands IT’S Class Interest, there is no crime in Bob standing up for HIS. For did not Tony and his mates do more than Thatcher to undermine real Labour values?

  124. 124
    Bullers says:

    John

  125. 125
    Bullers says:

    If they do that, the politicians would not get any free party political broadcasts, they know that living rooms immediately empty except for party apparatchiks who sit and absorb the rubbish and half truths uttered

  126. 126
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    Will Bob the Crow get charged a spare bedroom tax ?

    I bet his Council House bijou des res has got a few …

  127. 127
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    No no I know the one you mean Rupe.. the flame haired muppet who pretends to assist Gideon .

    Yeah you’re right … such a nonentity that I “misplace d” his name too for the moment

  128. 128
    the savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    Ahh yes but with a name like Crewe your family are obviously proprietors of the biggest tract of rail interchange terminals in the country
    … somewhere in Cheshire ??

  129. 129
    Geoffrey Brooking says:

    Dobson and Crow show just what a bunch of hypocrites they really are.

  130. 130
    Jim says:

    The real bad news is that you can still claim continuous benefits for life, and then your children can follow suit based upon your example. Our responsibility should be based on actual food, accommodation and clothes needed weekly, but not cash.

  131. 131
    Anonymous says:

    P.S: A mean-mined attack on the poor and disabled – just so that the top rate of tax can be cut to 45%. Talk about kicking people went they are down.

  132. 132
    I hate Hugh Grant cos he's a moron says:

    Sorry can’t find anything funny about a cut that’s gong to cause, particularly the disabled, considerable hardship. IDS is a cun’t

  133. 133
    rumpledforeskin says:

    Some of these apples you buy just will not rot, after 2 months of sitting in a bowl they still look the same as when purchased. I think they spray them with some anti-fungal chemical so I am a bit loathed to consume them really.

  134. 134
    Grrr says:

    Its only a cartoon – a wonderful and lovely right-wing cartoon.

    Horay!

  135. 135
    Grrr says:

    Compassionate conservatism is destroying the evil of totalitarian Socialism.

  136. 136
    Anonymous says:

    Far from being “evil”, perhaps if we had a little Totalitarian Socialism the poor and disabled would be protected from the cuts? Also, tax avoidance would be a crime.

  137. 137
    Anonymous says:

    Same old Tory BS more like.

  138. 138
    Anonymous says:

    Big Brother does like this, but the Cartoon is the same old right-wing BS.


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